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So, it seems that like every 6 months, I have to take my grill off to repaint it due to rocks and whatnot chipping the paint. I've tried using regular enamel with a coat of clear, plastic specific spray paint with a coat of clear and have even swapped the clear with some spray urethane (which sucked btw because it started to flake off after a few weeks!!). Its getting to the point that its kinda a pain in the rear to do this.<p>Anyone have any suggestions on maybe different painting methods and/or products to use that will last a while longer? Like maybe even ditching the paint for some vinyl? Thanks.
 

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Re: rock chips and grill painting (juve021)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>juve021</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">So, it seems that like every 6 months, I have to take my grill off to repaint it due to rocks and whatnot chipping the paint. I've tried using regular enamel with a coat of clear, plastic specific spray paint with a coat of clear and have even swapped the clear with some spray urethane (which sucked btw because it started to flake off after a few weeks!!). Its getting to the point that its kinda a pain in the rear to do this.<p>Anyone have any suggestions on maybe different painting methods and/or products to use that will last a while longer? Like maybe even ditching the paint for some vinyl? Thanks.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Have a body shop do it?
 

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Re: rock chips and grill painting (juve021)

Give low gloss black Engine Enamel by dupli-color a shot. 2 light coats followed by a final medium-heavy coat with no clear.
 

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Re: rock chips and grill painting (xman03)

+1 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>That's what I used due to the heat generated by the engine.
 
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